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Employee mobility: the good and the bad for business

Hiring new talent seems good for business: you get fresh ideas, specialist skills and your pick of the talent pool (perhaps even poached from competitors). John Mawdsley argues, however, that the win-lose model of employee mobility is too simplistic. His research reveals a complex situation where the actual impact of hiring depends on myriad internal and external influences. One of his key (...)

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Human Resources Management8 January 2015

Employer brand : The value of a name

A study shows that prestigious firms can hire the best people without having to pay more than the (...)

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Human Resources Management11 December 2014

New Perspectives on Staff Turnover in the IT Field

An average staff turnover rate of 20%  combined with fewer people training for the field and (...)

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Human Resources Management14 September 2014

Do optimistic executives get paid less?

The pay of senior executives has long been a hot-button issue in management. But, for the first (...)

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Tomasz Obloj and Metin Sengul show that measures designed to incentivize employees to be more (...)

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Human Resources Management15 June 2009

Sales Force Compensation: The Weight of the Net

Key Ideas •To ensure that sales force remain motivated, companies should increase the variable (...)

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Human Resources Management15 January 2009

Why CEOs Nearing Retirement are Averse to Risk

Key ideas •The reluctance of CEOs approaching retirement to engage in short-term risk-taking can be (...)

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Human Resources Management15 October 2008

Women Have to Choose Between Motherhood and Auditing

Key Ideas • The ‘up or out ’model prevents mothers fro moving up in the company hierarchy • Women (...)

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